F-35: The weapons




The F-35 is the most advanced fighter in the world and the U.S. DoD’s largest acquisition programme in history. Depending on the variant, the F-35 can carry a weapons payload of 15,000 or 18,000 pounds. Weapons on the 5th Generation joint Strike Fighter aircraft include guided bombs and air-to-air missiles and is being designed to carry them either internally, for stealth purposes, or externally. The F-35A variant also reportedly boasts a 25mm internal cannon, which is mounted internally w...
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